Learn how late August heat is causing discomfort in schools unable to pay to equip aging buildings with air conditioning.
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Learn why air pollution is such a large issue in the San Joaquin Valley–especially near schools, where drivers who idle their vehicles are partly to blame.
Learn about back to school asthma triggers, including a dangerous outdoor air pollutant–smog pollution–and find out how you can protect your children.
Learn how global warming and climate change are causing conditions that will kill state trees in their natural areas and some will die out altogether.
Electric school buses reduce air pollution and safeguard the health of children, bus drivers, teachers, and communities. Here are more reasons to roll with electric school buses.
Date: January 31, 2022 To: Karl Simon Director, Transportation and Climate Division Office of Transportation and Air Quality Environmental Protection Agency 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20460 Re: Clean School Bus Program Dear Director Simon: On behalf of the Alliance for …
Help us protect the Clean Air Act and support the EPA’s continuing efforts to decrease indoor air pollution in our schools.
Find 5 relatively simple ways you can help your school dramatically improve the air quality in your school buildings and surrounding area.
Jessica Mengistab, BSN, RN Jessica Mengistab, BSN, RN, is the Program Manager for Climate and Clean Energy Advocacy with The Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments. In her role, Jessica works on outreach and engagement of nurses, nursing organizations, and ANHE partner …
Read an interview with school nurse Linda Mendonca about air quality in schools and what you can do to help.
On August 15, 2023, Moms Clean Air Force joined PennEnvironment and our partners in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC, for a webinar about EPA’s Clean School Bus Program. Through this program, EPA is distributing $5 billion over five …
Do your kids learn about climate change at school? Is their school energy efficient? How do heat and extreme weather affect schoolchildren? Here’s the latest school-related climate news.